The Vatican has put to rest speculation that Pope Francis performed an exorcism on a young man in a wheelchair after celebrating Mass in St. Peter’s Square who was seen convulsing and trembling while the pope prayed over him.
A massive tornado that swept through portions of Oklahoma yesterday has claimed dozens of lives with the death toll expected to rise.
Just days ahead of a critical meeting of the National Council of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) in which a change in their long-standing ban against homosexuality in their ranks will be determined, the National Catholic Committee on Scouting (NCCS) says Catholic delegates need to keep some important principles in mind when voting about the new laws.
While celebrating Mass in St. Peter’s Square in front of over 200,000 people yesterday, the Pope reflected on how change makes us fearful, but if we let the Holy Spirit be the “soul and guide” of our lives, we will be much more open to “God’s surprises” in life.
The annual list of cancelled primetime shows includes 11 shows that featured homosexual characters, none of which appealed enough to the general public to warrant even a full season.
While preaching about St. Paul at morning Mass last Thursday, Pope Francis prayed that the Holy Spirit would give Catholics the kind of apostolic zeal that makes them unafraid to “be annoying” as Paul was during his time.
by Marianna Trzeciak
Like Christina Applegate and Ann Jillian, Angelina Jolie has brought the decision for a preventative double mastectomy to the fore. Before I married my husband, I told him that I might make their very same decision someday. However, three children and 20 years later, I still have my breasts.
In a shocking example of what can happen when abortion-causing drugs fall into the wrong hands, a 28 year-old Tampa man is facing first-degree murder charges after tricking his pregnant girl friend into taking the abortion-inducing drug Cytotec, causing her to lose their child.
The state of Vermont has become the third U.S. state to allow physicians to prescribe lethal drugs to terminally ill patients who wish to kill themselves.
Scientists announced this week that they have successfully produced embryonic stem cells by transferring the DNA of human skin cells into unfertilized human eggs to produce embryos, a technique the Church considers to be an abuse of human life.